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The Resource Proud to be a Marine : stories of strength and courage from the few and the proud, C. Brian Kelly with Ingrid Smyer

Proud to be a Marine : stories of strength and courage from the few and the proud, C. Brian Kelly with Ingrid Smyer

Label
Proud to be a Marine : stories of strength and courage from the few and the proud
Title
Proud to be a Marine
Title remainder
stories of strength and courage from the few and the proud
Statement of responsibility
C. Brian Kelly with Ingrid Smyer
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Proud to be a Marine is an exciting new volume of stories specific to the Marine Corps, dating from the very beginning (American Revolution) to modern day, including the 18th and 19th century, the Boxer rebellion, the two world wars, Korea and Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan."--Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Kelly, C. Brian
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1927-
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Smyer-Kelly, Ingrid
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Marines
Target audience
adult
Label
Proud to be a Marine : stories of strength and courage from the few and the proud, C. Brian Kelly with Ingrid Smyer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-389) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part 1: Early wars -- First battles, first heroes -- "Fright" for England -- To the shores... -- Select personality: Presley Neville O'Bannon -- Men mutinous, boat leaky, native hostile -- This old house o' mine -- Those misleading lyrics -- Barriers to overcome -- First under the door -- Marines versus Marines -- Cornerstone for a boot camp -- Select personality: John Philip Sousa -- A shaky start for Marine aviation -- View from Tartar Wall -- Part II: World Wars -- Bridge to four conflicts -- Select personality: Henry Lewis Hulbert -- Opening the door to women -- Recruit with a future -- A truck named "Elizaberth" -- Aviators without airplanes -- Wartime reunion -- One last river crossing -- Select unit histories: First Marine division -- Select personality: Dan Daly -- Aviation record-holder -- Pear Harbor prediction -- Marine corps women in World War II -- Select unit histories: fourth ("China") Marines -- Still able to sting -- First to land -- Guadalcanal logbook -- Future bishop battle tested -- JFK to the rescue -- Select unit histories: seventh Marines -- A "classic" football game -- Marines out of uniform -- Marines with bodyguards -- Select personality: Victor H. Krulak -- The unheralded people -- Birthing an "alligator" -- Iwo photo revisited -- Sculpture for the ages -- Black Marines finally welcome -- "How those Marine girls could dance!" -- Part III: War upon war -- Select unit histories: Medium transport helicopter squadron 161 -- First captive -- Prelude to Marine landing -- Masterstroke achieved -- Select personality: Clayton C. Jerome -- Bridge drop urgent -- Shepherd to the press -- Mass breakout -- Showbiz folks -- The fighting "music" -- Marine "Army" in Vietnam -- Select unit histories: ninth engineers -- Hazardous duty pacifying -- Select personality: Captain Bill Dabney -- POW in blink of an eye -- Last man out -- MIA for a time -- Vietnam postscript -- The "mistake" of Khe Sanh -- Marine with a secret -- Rescue mission aborted -- Part IV: twenty-first-century wars -- Congrats, the war is over -- In pursuit of dreams -- Select unit histories: "fighting fifth" Marines -- From Marine to warlord -- No winners here -- No longer desk bound -- Not-so-lucky Lima company -- The "true war" -- Obituary: Frank E. Petersen Jr. -- Select personality: Lance Corporal Sarah Rudder -- The president tells a story -- Women in combat authorized -- "Marines Good!" -- Boot camp centennial -- And never to be forgotten -- Select bibliography
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 402 pages
Isbn
9781492636588
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956340749
  • (OCoLC)ocn956340749
  • 991136
Label
Proud to be a Marine : stories of strength and courage from the few and the proud, C. Brian Kelly with Ingrid Smyer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-389) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part 1: Early wars -- First battles, first heroes -- "Fright" for England -- To the shores... -- Select personality: Presley Neville O'Bannon -- Men mutinous, boat leaky, native hostile -- This old house o' mine -- Those misleading lyrics -- Barriers to overcome -- First under the door -- Marines versus Marines -- Cornerstone for a boot camp -- Select personality: John Philip Sousa -- A shaky start for Marine aviation -- View from Tartar Wall -- Part II: World Wars -- Bridge to four conflicts -- Select personality: Henry Lewis Hulbert -- Opening the door to women -- Recruit with a future -- A truck named "Elizaberth" -- Aviators without airplanes -- Wartime reunion -- One last river crossing -- Select unit histories: First Marine division -- Select personality: Dan Daly -- Aviation record-holder -- Pear Harbor prediction -- Marine corps women in World War II -- Select unit histories: fourth ("China") Marines -- Still able to sting -- First to land -- Guadalcanal logbook -- Future bishop battle tested -- JFK to the rescue -- Select unit histories: seventh Marines -- A "classic" football game -- Marines out of uniform -- Marines with bodyguards -- Select personality: Victor H. Krulak -- The unheralded people -- Birthing an "alligator" -- Iwo photo revisited -- Sculpture for the ages -- Black Marines finally welcome -- "How those Marine girls could dance!" -- Part III: War upon war -- Select unit histories: Medium transport helicopter squadron 161 -- First captive -- Prelude to Marine landing -- Masterstroke achieved -- Select personality: Clayton C. Jerome -- Bridge drop urgent -- Shepherd to the press -- Mass breakout -- Showbiz folks -- The fighting "music" -- Marine "Army" in Vietnam -- Select unit histories: ninth engineers -- Hazardous duty pacifying -- Select personality: Captain Bill Dabney -- POW in blink of an eye -- Last man out -- MIA for a time -- Vietnam postscript -- The "mistake" of Khe Sanh -- Marine with a secret -- Rescue mission aborted -- Part IV: twenty-first-century wars -- Congrats, the war is over -- In pursuit of dreams -- Select unit histories: "fighting fifth" Marines -- From Marine to warlord -- No winners here -- No longer desk bound -- Not-so-lucky Lima company -- The "true war" -- Obituary: Frank E. Petersen Jr. -- Select personality: Lance Corporal Sarah Rudder -- The president tells a story -- Women in combat authorized -- "Marines Good!" -- Boot camp centennial -- And never to be forgotten -- Select bibliography
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 402 pages
Isbn
9781492636588
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956340749
  • (OCoLC)ocn956340749
  • 991136

Library Locations

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      1515 SW 10th Ave , Topeka, Kansas, 66604, US
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